Updated: Oct 14, 2022
The year of the Hare (also known as the year of the Rabbit) will commence on January 22nd, 2023.
Hares are the cautious and creative creatures of the Chinese zodiac. They love to surround themselves with people they trust implicitly and people who encourage their creative brilliance.
The Rabbit can be paired with each of the 5 Chinese elements:
Metal - strong, assertive and determined
Water - calm, intelligent and wise
Wood - sociable, flexible and warm
Fire - passionate, creative, and authoritative
Earth - grounded, nurturing and givingTraits of the Hare in Chinese astrology
The Hare is a sensitive, worrisome but kind soul in Chinese astrology. This character is extremely creative and has a soft nature. They are brilliant negotiators and always work well with people. They are one of the most sensitive of all the Chinese animals.
In Chinese culture, the Rabbit is known to be the luckiest out of all the 12 animals. They are calm, peaceful and symbolise mercy, elegance, and beauty. The best matches for the Hare are the Pig and the Goat.
The 12 Chinese animals in the zodiac:
Rat - tenacious, clever and good at problem solving
Ox - tough, patient and methodical
Tiger - Unpredictable confident and charming
Hare - kind, virtuous and worrisome
Dragon - magnetically social and love performing
Snake - intelligent, wise and alluring
Horse - independent, a free soul and energetic
Goat - gentle, kind-hearted and sensitive
Monkey - intelligent, witty and strong-willed
Rooster - deep-thinking, vain and ambitious
Dog - reliable, loyal and faithful
Pig - honest, genuine and friendly